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The theory and practice of abstract art.
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(Art Terms) the theory and practice of the abstract, esp of abstract art
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ab•strac•tion•ism(æbˈstræk ʃəˌnɪz əm)
the practice and theory of abstract art.
ab•strac′tion•ist, n., adj.
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the creation of abstract art. — abstractionist, n., adj.See also: Art
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|Noun||1.||abstractionism - an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation|
genre - a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
op art - a style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s; produces dramatic visual effects with colors and contrasts that are difficult for the eye to resolve
|2.||abstractionism - a representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples|
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